British passenger jet narrowly missed collision with missile in Egypt

A British passenger jet headed to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh narrowly avoided a missile in August, authorities said following a Russian jet crash in the same area. The Thomson Airways jet with 189 people aboard took off from London and was headed to the Red Sea resort, according to The Guardian. It said… Read More British passenger jet narrowly missed collision with missile in Egypt

Shaheen Airlines passenger jet skids off runway at Allama Iqbal Int’l airport in Pakistan

Over 120 people on board a private Pakistani airline on Tuesday had a narrow escape when the aircraft skidded off the runway of the Allama Iqbal International airport after its landing gear reportedly malfunctioned. All 112 passengers on board the Shaheen Airlines NL-142 Karachi to Lahore flight remained unhurt and were safely evacuated via the… Read More Shaheen Airlines passenger jet skids off runway at Allama Iqbal Int’l airport in Pakistan

Singapore Airlines jet faceplants due to failure of landing gear

A Singapore Airlines jet faceplanted when its forward landing gear retracted on the tarmac at Singapore’s Changi Airport on Sunday. The Airbus A330-300 was undergoing a landing gear check when the incident occurred, according to a Singapore Airlines statement. Social media images showed the stricken plane, nose-down, at a gate. It had been in service… Read More Singapore Airlines jet faceplants due to failure of landing gear